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Edward Alexander Amos[1, 2]
Male 1889 - 1962


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  • Birth  7 Jun 1889  Aberfoyle, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  manager 
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    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Occupation  1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    manager - Old People's Home 
    Occupation  Bef 1954  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    manager of House of Refuge 
    Residence  369 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-73942 
    Died  4 Jul 1962  Chemong Lake, Peterborough Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I73942  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Jun 2018 

    Family  Mary Edna Schmidt,   b. 4 Apr 1893, Floradale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Jun 1918  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Donald Amos
     2. Marjorie Amos,   b. 15 Dec 1919,   d. 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Alexander Amos,   b. 5 Oct 1923,   d. 18 Sep 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Carl David Amos,   b. 1925,   d. 1997
    Family ID  F41448  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Edward A. Amos

      Edward A. Amos, 73, of RR 3, Waterloo, died Tuesday al a heart attack while vacationing at his summer home on Chemong Lake, near Peterborough Born June 7, 1889, at Aberfoyle, a son of the late Mr. and Mr. William Amos, he lived in the Twin Cities for many years. He was manager of the Waterloo County House of Refuge for 21 years until his retirement in 1954 and was a life member of Waterloo Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Schmidt, whom he married June 18, 1918, In Elmira; four sons, Harry and William, both of RR 3, Waterloo, and Carl and Donald, both of Kitchener; one. daughter, Mrs. Alfred (Marjorie) Kavelman of Bridgeport, and 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by two brothers and three sisters. The body la at the Ratz-Bechtel. Funeral Home where the funeral will be conducted Friday at. 2 p.m. by Rev. G. F. Barthel of Zion Evangelical United Brethern Church Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Elmira.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 5 Jul 1962


  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Lavina Schmidt - Weber.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of William G. Schmidt.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Edward A. Amos - 5 Jul 1962.

    4. [S2657] Directory - Kitchener - 1950 - Vernon's Kitchener-Waterloo.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Jun 1889 - Aberfoyle, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jun 1918 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - manager - Old People's Home - 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - manager of House of Refuge - Bef 1954 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 369 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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